How the 8 Introverted Personalities Show Their Extraverted Side

Introversion and extraversion are opposite ends of the personality spectrum. Few people sit right at the edges of the spectrum, however, and this means that extraverted personality types will show introverted tendencies when they need to and, likewise, Introverts will tap into their less-dominant extraverted side in certain environments and situations. 

What Is the Aquarius Personality Type?

Of the 12 zodiac signs, there are four elements: earth, air, fire and water. Aquarius, a fixed air sign represented by three wavy lines or “The Water Bearer,” is one of the three air signs of the zodiac. If you’ve never done a deep dive into the Aquarius personality type, you might be surprised to learn this sign is perhaps the most unconventional of the entire zodiac. 

ISTP vs INTP: How to Tell Them Apart

When it comes to telling some personality types apart, it can get a little tricky. One of the more confusing pairs is the ISTP and INTP. Because these two personality types are similar in their functions and only differ through one preference, Sensing (S) and Intuition (N), you might find yourself identifying with certain aspects of both the ISTP and INTP type profiles, which can make it difficult to land on the type that fits you best. 

Is Perfection Destroying Your Happiness?

“Nobody’s perfect.” Osgood Fielding III from Some Like It Hot

“Practice makes perfect.” Benjamin Franklin

“They say that nobody is perfect. Then they tell you practice makes perfect. I wish they'd make up their minds.” Wilt Chamberlain

Ah, the elusive concept of perfect. We’d all love to meet the perfect person for us. Live in a perfect world. Golf a perfect game.

What is the Most Introverted Personality Type?

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on September 15, 2022

There are eight Myers and Briggs personality types who classify as Introverts and all share certain essential characteristics.

For example, all can become stressed and de-energized by excessive socializing (as they define it). If they are surrounded by people for too long, and especially if they’ve been active participants in the conversation, they will need to escape eventually to relax and renew their depleted emotional and psychological reserves.

Categories: Myers Briggs, INFP, INTP, ISTP

What Do INTP Personality Types Need at Work?

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on September 15, 2022

Your unique personality type is suited to particular kinds of roles in the workplace. INTPs – people with preferences for Introversion, Intuition, Thinking and Perceiving – seek work that enables them to deeply understand any problem they are solving.

The world of work can be overwhelming with so many choices. Figuring out a career path can be challenging, especially when so many of the available jobs seem a bit tedious. But here is hope! Let’s look at what an INTP needs in a job and some of the careers that meet those requirements. 

How to Guess Someone’s Personality Type by the Way they Speak

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on September 10, 2022

When we talk, we give clues about ourselves. From the way we speak to how long we hold eye contact for, we all drop hints and clues about our personality type every time we open our mouths. 

While personality type is very individualized, there are some patterns that can tell you about someone’s personality type from the way they speak. You probably won’t get a detailed reading of someone just by talking to them for a short time, but you can get a pretty good idea of some key character traits that dominate their personality.

6 Things ENTJs and INTPs Have in Common

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on September 13, 2022

The ENTJ and INTP personality types are often described as a great love match. They have a wide range of personality traits in common and that makes them really fascinating people to know, talk to and work with. When you put these two types together, something really interesting happens. They bring out the best in each other’s intellectual, logical and adventurous personalities, creating a dynamic and challenging combination where sparks fly.

Are INTP and INFJ Personalities Really the Golden Pair?

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on March 30, 2022

People seem to elevate certain pairings as ideal when it comes to the 16 personality types. One of these iconic match-ups is the INTP and INFJ, a combination that has been touted as ultra-compatible and bound for happiness. Some go so far as to describe this combination as the "Golden Pair," destined to be both close friends and a romance of the ages.

Categories: INFJ, INTP

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